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Potato from Álava


The climate, soil and a traditional cultivation system have made this type of potato to be considered a product of high quality.

The potato is sowed by the end of April or beginning of May and needs to be heavily watered until it is harvested between September and February. Thanks mainly to the modernization and professionalization of its cultivation system, the potato has become an essential part of the local cuisine.

Did you know…

Until the 19th century potatoes were only used for feeding animals and medical ends? This changed when its cultivation became popular in Álava.

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